CASA Connects Newsletter for January 13, 2016 – Special Legislative Update

January 13, 2016


Jessica Gauger, State Legislative Advocate
CASA State Legislative Advocate Jessica Gauger gives us a glimpse into the activities taking place in our State Capitol.

2016 Legislation Session Commences

January 4 marked the start of the 2016 legislative session with legislators returning to Sacramento after a three month hiatus to finish out the second year of the 2015-16 session.   Read more…

Governor Releases 2016-17 Budget Proposal

Governor Edmund Brown

Governor Brown released his 2016-17 budget proposal on January 7. During his press conference, the governor explained the improving economy has resulted in increased state revenues and a much better fiscal outlook for the state. Read more…

New Year, New Legislative Leadership

Anthony Rendon

2016 is poised to be an interesting year with significant changes to legislative dynamics expected in the upcoming session. Given 2016 is a major election year, many members of the Assembly and Senate are termed out at the end of the session after serving the maximum number of terms in their seats. Read more…

Attend the Public Policy Forum

Be Heard at the State Capitol

As the Legislature works to set policy for 2016, now is the time to be heard.

Attend CASA’s Public Policy Forum on April 6 in Sacramento and learn about important topics affecting the wastewater community, and enjoy a unique opportunity to meet with district legislators to share information important to your area. This year’s event is jointly sponsored by WateReuse California.
In our third year, we’ve been refining this program and look forward to providing you with information and opportunities to make a difference for your community.
View the event page and register today. Participants will need to make their own hotel selections, and hotels fill up very quickly in Sacramento, so don’t delay!
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